• Varanasi Court Order on Gyanvapi Masjid Bypasses Judicial Ethics

    25 Apr 2021 |

      By Abdul Bari Masoud   It seems Hindutvawadis were emboldened after getting a ‘favourable’ verdict from the Supreme Court on the Babri Masjid Vs Ram Mandir dispute in November 2019.  Since then a number of petitions have been filed … More

Second Wave of Pandemic and Political Turmoil

  The second wave of Covid-19, like a tsunami, has inundated the whole world. India has become one of the worst sufferers. For India last Saturday (April 17) was the worst day with 2.6 lakh new cases and 1,493 deaths. … More


Nitish Repeatedly Called for Demolition ...

  By Soroor Ahmed   The issue should not just be whether the demolition of Curzon Reading Room on the campus of Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Public Library in Patna is avoidable or not. The Bihar government, following widespread opposition from … More


The Rupee Falls with the Economy

  By Arshad Shaikh   The mandate of the Reserve Bank of India is spelled out in its preamble – “To regulate the issue of banknotes and keeping of reserves with a view to securing monetary stability in India and … More


Slap over ‘Jai Shri Ram’

  By M.S. Qais   A muezzin (one who calls for Salat, Muslim prayer) named Md. Sufiuddin , a resident of Chakbazar in Hooghly’s Chinsurah (Bengal), while riding a bicycle to the mosque at about 3.45 a.m.,  was accosted by … More


Allah’s Power and Majesty Overwhelm Al...

  By Syed Akbar Hassan   Surah Al-Kahf relates a story of two men and two gardens as an example of what is permanently valuable and what is no more than transitory. It presents two examples of human beings: one … More


Racial Discrimination ‘ Holy s***. I ...

  By Mohammad Shakeel Shamsi   Holy s***. I Just shot him’, yelled a white lady police officer in Minneapolis suburb in US, after shooting Daunte Wright, a 20-year old black man, using her handgun on 11th April 2021, just … More


JIH President Urges Muslims to Make Effo...

  Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) President has extended greetings to the Muslims marking the commencement of the holy month of Ramadan. In a message on this occasion, JIH President Syed Sadatullah Husaini has urged the Muslims to make special efforts for … More


SLISM Rejects Unsubstantiated, Unfounded Allegations

  ‘How can our student body be held responsible for actions of expelled members?’   Sri Lanka Islamic Students Movement (SLISM) has rejected the unsubstantiated and unfounded allegations contained against it, in the report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry … More


Inside India 24-Apr-2021

MADRAS HC QUASHES FIR AGAINST ANTI-CAA PROTESTER The Madras high court recently quashed a first information report (FIR) against one Jafar Sathick who was protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act on March 2020 in Kanyakumari. The special sub-inspector of police, … More


Muslim World 24-Apr-2021

OIC CONDEMNS ISRAELI RAID ON AL-AQSA MOSQUE COMPLEX The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) decried an Israeli raid on the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. Dozens of Israeli settlers attacked Muslim worshippers in the courtyard of the holy site, and destroyed some … More


Abidullah Ghazi: A Tribute

  By Maqbool Ahmed Siraj   Death of Janab Dr. Abidullah Ghazi in the wee hours of Sunday April 11, in Chicago, should sadden us all. A restless soul, he has ultimately found peace in death. Ghazi sab would go … More


Gleanings of Arabic Press 24-Apr-2021

Turkey, Jordan and Attempts of Coup There was a difference of just a few hours between the arrest of Jordanian personalities which were considered high-ranking in the pyramid of government, and the statement signed by 103 retired admirals of the … More


Recognition of Palestine is ‘Symbolic...

  By Ramzy Baroud   Australia’s Labour Party’s recognition of Palestine as a State on March 30 is a welcome position, though it comes with many caveats. Pro-Palestinian activists are justified to question the sincerity of the ALP’s stance and … More


Readers' Pulse 24-Apr-2021

Can the Nation Afford Another Lockdown? The situation, even after a year since the country went into a lockdown, remains grim with a fresh spike of Covid-19 cases due to second wave of the pandemic. Some states are initiating precautionary … More


What the Second Spell of Covid Tells Us

    By Sikandar Azam   Human life is like a bubble. It is created with the Will of God and it also leaves the body with His  Will. How powerless and helpless man is can be experienced in a … More